All to Know about Allergies  

Allergies can come in different forms and from different triggers. However, one thing is for sure it is your immunes’ system way of telling you that, that particular substance won’t work well with your body. It is a chronic condition that could just be as uncomfortable as it is painful and deadly. 


Allergies can be passed down from generation to generation, it could also be acquired or it could just develop overtime. If you do suspect you have an allergic reaction you should talk to a Sioux Falls allergy doctor. To do further examinations and have a thorough explanation to what should be done.  

Allergies can have simple reactions that could be treated with ointments or without further exposure would just go away all on its own. However, there are also allergic reactions that can be very dangerous that it could practically kill you in a matter of seconds.  

When your immune system develops antigens to a specific substance that could be the start of your allergic journey. Antigens are highly specific though, so it would react to only that allergen. For example you can have an allergic reaction to a certain type of pollen or breed of cats but not entirely be allergic to the species just that specific pollen and breed.

Here are a couple of allergic reactions that could happen when you encounter the trigger of your allergic reactions. It could be one of the reactions listed below or it could be two of those.  

  • Eczema 
  • Asthma 
  • Fatigue 
  • Nausea 
  • Watery/Itchy Eyes 
  • Coughing 
  • Sneezing 
  • Rashes on the skin 
  • Runny Nose  
  • Itchy nose  

This symptoms is mild at most, and could be treated with simple medications. There are reactions however that could swell your throat and not allow you to breath without the medications. It could be from anything like eating a peanut or getting stung by bee. It could even come from fabric softener or laundry detergent. It is imperative that you seek medical attention if you suspect you suffer from allergic reaction. You should seek out medical professionals and immunologist at best to give you a prognosis on your condition and avoid uncomfortable at best and deadly reactions.  

There are a couple of things that you can do when you are faced with allergies. First of all, get the medical attention needed. Stay away from what causes your allergens. It could be food or even the dust in the air or the chemicals in your things. Prolong exposure to these allergens can prove to be a problem all on its own it could worsen. You should also ensure to take all the necessary precautions to ensure a safe environment for you.  

Your house should have no mold as it can be a trigger to a number of allergic reactions. You will also have to make sure that you clean the air filter of your HVAC system. You can also add the help of an air purifier in your room to make the air you breathe a little easier to breathe.